Rice

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Wheat prices remain generally firm on ideas of reduced planted area for Winter Wheat this year.
U.S. markets closed a little lower on Friday as the freeze even for the central parts of the country began to fade.
U.S. markets were higher as the weather in the U.S. and around the world remained less than good for crops.
Demand was seen in Soybeans and unknown destinations bought 132,000 tons. Ideas are that China is adding to purchases.
Rice closed a little lower in consolidation trading.

Wheat                      

Wheat was lower as more problems surfaced with Egyptian Wheat deliveries and as demand overall remains bad. The market overall remains slow, with sellers still looking hard for buyers. India is likely to become a buyer soon as it looks like the uneven monsoon first year could have damaged production.

Rice

Rice futures were lower on Friday and sharply lower for the week.